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Is this a barred Plymouth Rock?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by pa2chitown, Dec 6, 2015.

  1. pa2chitown

    pa2chitown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im just curious. I really doesnt make a difference to me.
    I got her about 3 months ago. She was molting, and i was told she is between 2-3 yrs. (It seems like her comb has grown, since ive had her?) Her comb and feet have more color than when i got her. She has started laying well! Her eggs are medium brown...
    My concerns with her being a BR are:
    1) i wasnt told her breed
    2) she seems a bit "mottled"
    3) are her legs whiter than "standard"
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    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. LehighCounty4-H

    LehighCounty4-H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats a pretty girl! I have a Barred Plymouth Rock Hen and my neighbor has a Dominique They love to play confuse the hell out of the owner sometimes haha! You can tell the difference because a barred rock is bigger and much fluffier
     
  3. pa2chitown

    pa2chitown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I have a Dominique hen, as well!
     
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  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The main difference between barred rocks and dominiques is the comb. The Dominique has a rose comb, and a barred rock has a straight comb.

    Yours looks like a hatchery stock barred rock hen
     
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  5. pa2chitown

    pa2chitown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    means not always true to breed "standards"?

    Thanks
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hatchery quality Barred Rock. So a Barred Rock not bred to its true breed standard, a "generic" version. [​IMG]
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Out to pasture
    agree
     

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